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Outliers : the story of success  Cover Image Large Print Book Large Print Book

Outliers : the story of success

Summary: The best-selling author of Blink identifies the qualities of successful people, posing theories about the cultural, family, and idiosyncratic factors that shape high achievers, in a resource that covers such topics as the secrets of software billionaires, why certain cultures are associated with better academic performance, and why the Beatles earned their fame.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780316024976
  • ISBN: 031602497X
  • ISBN: 0316017922
  • ISBN: 9780316017923
  • Physical Description: x, 452 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st large print ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co. Large Print, 2008.
  • Badges:
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 1 / 5.0

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-447).
Formatted Contents Note: The Roseto mystery -- The Matthew effect (Matthew 25:29) -- The 10,000 hour rule (Hamburg) -- The trouble with geniuses & IQ -- The lessons of Joe Flom -- Harlan, Kentucky -- The ethnic theory of plane crashes -- Rice paddies and math tests -- Marita's bargain (KIPP) -- A Jamaican story.
Subject: Successful people
Success
Large type books
SOCIAL SCIENCE General
Large type books
Success
Successful people
Success
Large print books
Genre: Large type books.
Large type books.
Large type books.

Currently available copies

  • 10 / 13 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 1 / 1 copies available at Athens Regional Library System

Holds

  • 1 current hold on 13 total copies.
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      Athens-Clarke County Library
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